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Woodchat Shrike, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. June 9th, 2019.
Woodchat Shrike, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. June 9th, 2019.
Broad-billed Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Broad-billed Sandpiper (Calidris falcinellus)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. June 7th, 2019.
Broad-billed Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Broad-billed Sandpiper (Calidris falcinellus)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. June 7th, 2019.
Golden Oriole, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. June 1st, 2019.
Red-footed Falcon, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. May 19th, 2019.
Wood Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. May 18th, 2019.
Avocet, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford. May 17th, 2019.
Tree Pipit, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 17th, 2019.
White-winged Black Tern, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
White-winged Black Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford. May 16th, 2019.
Ortolan Bunting, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 5th, 2019.
Firecrest, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Firecrest (Regulus ignicapilla)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 22nd, 2019.
Pied Flycatcher, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Pied Flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 21st, 2019.
Yellow Wagtail, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 19th, 2019.
Common Redstart, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 12th, 2019.
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Past Irish Rare Birds
Found on 19th June
2013
Red-backed Shrike
Tacumshin Lake, Co Wexford
1998
Caspian Tern
Ballycotton & Ballymacoda, Co Cork
6th Irish Record
1985
Savi's Warbler
Near Youghal, Co Cork
3rd Irish Record
1957
Great Grey Shrike
Blackrock Lighthouse, Co Mayo
First WP Records
on 19th June:
Pacific Swift
Shell Oil Platform, Leman Bank, North Sea. 19th June, 1981.
Caught when exhausted, taken ashore and released at Beccles, Suffolk. Subsequently observed at Shadingfield, Suffolk on 20th July, aka Fork-tailed Swift.
Parker, M. 1990. Pacific Swift: new to the Western Palearctic. British Birds 83(2): 43-46